Community Services

Community services provided by ACCA

ACCA provides a wide range of government-funded home and community care services. The majority of ACCA’s service staff has formal qualifications in nursing, social work, and/or aged care. They are supported by an efficient administration team based at head office in Surry Hills. Services are provided in the homes of clients, at community centres, or on ACCA’s own premises. 

Please do not hesitate to contact the appropriate program supervisor or coordinator directly if you are interested in any of the services provided by ACCA.


Home Care Packages (HCP)

Funded by Department of Health, these services provide high quality affordable and flexible care for the frail older people so that they can continue living independently in the home of their choice as long as possible. These services also support family members, friends and neighbours in their caring role. The type of services include the following – companionship, shopping, light housework, transport to appointments, bill payments, banking, assistance with cooking, showering and dressing assistance, grooming, and outings. A senior staff is on emergency roster 24 hours/7 days.

Head of Home Care Division: Yan Wang

HCP (Western Sydney)
15 Hunter St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Tel: (02) 9687 8981
Coordinator: Cathy Chi; Assistant Coordinator: Agnes Chow, Donna Wang

HCP (South East Sydney) 
2 Mary Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Tel: (02) 9281 1377
Coordinator: Wen Le; Assistant Coordinator: Cynthia Chan

HCP (North Sydney) 
Suite 103, 10 Help Street, Chatswood, NSW 2067
Tel: (02) 9412 3488
Coordinator: Jeanette Ng; Assistant Coordinator: Caroline Zeng


Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)

This programme is funded by Department of Health and is a consolidated programme that provides entry-level home support for older people who need assistance to keep living independently at home and in their community.

Care Relationship and Carer Support


Centre-based Respite Care Centres
The aimed of this service is to contribute to the support and maintenance of caring relationships between carers and their dependent family members by facilitating access to information, respite care and other support appropriate to their individual needs and circumstances. Direct respite care will be provided in day care centres. It allows carers to have a short-term break from their usual caring role.

Centre locations: Chatswood / Pennant Hills / Hornsby
Tel: (02) 9412 3488
Coordinator: Michelle Chan


MingShi Dementia Centre-based Respite Care Centres
The objectives of the Dementia Day Centres are to relieve pressure on families and carers. The dementia care-recipients from Chinese background are afforded the opportunities to socialise and meet new friends. Help are provided for them to engage in activities that maintain their physical and mental well-being. Support for carers, information and educational programs, and referral services are also provided.

Centre locations: Parramatta / North Ryde / West Pennant Hills /
Tel: (02) 9687 8981, (02) 9412 3488

Coordinators: Rex Leung


Centre locations: Chatswood

Tel: (02) 9687 8981, (02) 9412 3488

Assistant Coordinators: Caroline Zeng


Community and Home Support 


Social Support - Group
The service provides appropriate group activities to the frail aged Chinese according to their requests, needs, abilities and interests. It assists in the development and maintenance of clients’ abilities for independent living, and social interaction. In addition, it also allows the carers and families to have a break.
The program includes social activities, health and welfare talks, gentle exercise, excursions/ visits, handicrafts, games etc. Chinese meals at reasonable price are provided, and transport can be arranged if necessary. A small fee is charged for meals, transport (community bus service) and special programs.


Chinese Aged Day Care Centres:

City Centre:
Meeting on every Monday (Mandarin) and Wednesday (Cantonese)
2 Mary St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Tel: (02) 9281 1377
Coordinator: Danny Chan

Parramatta Centre:15 Hunter St, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Tel: (02) 9687 8981
Coordinator: Stella Fan

Northern Centre (Kirribilli / Lane Cove / Chatswood)
Tel: (02) 9412 3488
Coordinator: Anne Chau

Northern Centre (Mandarin)
7 Victor St, Chatswood, NSW 2067
Tel: (02) 9412 3488
Coordinator: Grace Liao



Social Support - Individual
Services provided include provision of community resources, referrals, telephone support service, volunteer home visit for the elderly,  counselling and emotional support.
Prior appointment is essential.

Northern Centre
Suite 103, Level 1, 10 Help St, Chatswood, NSW 2067
Tel: (02) 9412 3488

Social Support Worker: Sabrina Huang

City Centre
2 Mary St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Tel: (02) 9281 1377
Social Support Worker: Tammy Wong


Meals Service
This service provides “Meals on Wheels” and centre-based meals for elderly (65 years and above) and people with disabilities. Meals are delivered to their homes by devoted volunteers from Monday to Friday and are also available at the centre.

Chinese Meals Services
2 Mary St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Tel: (02) 9281 1377
Coordinator: Danny Chan


Seniors Groups Program
This program provides assistance and support to self-funded seniors groups that meet on a weekly basis. The groups provide culturally appropriate activities and programs for elderly Australians of Chinese descent.

Seniors Group Support officer: Sabrina Huang, Stella Fan

City Seniors Group
2 Mary St, Surry Hills NSW 2010.
Tel: (02) 9281 1377

Western Seniors Group
15 Hunter St, Parramatta NSW 2150.
Tel: (02) 9687 8981

Northern Seniors Group
8 Warne St, Pennant Hills
Tel: (02) 9281 1377
Meet on every Friday, 9:00am - 12:00pm

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Coordinator: Lance Li

ACCA is a registered NDIS service provider aiming to provide support to families, through a series of disability support services, to assist NDIS participants to not only maintain their everyday living, but to achieve greater independence and improve their outcomes later in life. 
With experienced and qualified disability service staff, we are here to support people from Chinese cultural background with the following service needs:
1. Support Coordination -assist participants in implementing NDIS plan, from coordinating services, sourcing support and translation needs;
2. Assistance with activities of daily living;
3. Assist participants in carrying out household tasks like house cleaning, laundry etc;
4. Community Participation- assistance with participation in community based activities;
5. Assist-Life Stage - Establishing volunteer assistance within the participant's home or community to develop skills;
6. Accommodation/Tenancy - assistance with sourcing accommodation and tenancy obligation.
Please call 02 9281 1377 or visit our office nearest to you if you'd like to know more about ACCA's NDIS services.


ACCA Service Centres

City Centre
2 Mary St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Tel: (02) 9281 1377
Fax: (02) 9281 1603

Western Centre
15 Hunter St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Tel: (02) 9687 8981
Fax: (02) 9687 7820

Northern Centre
Suite 103, 10 Help St, Chatswood NSW 2067
Tel: (02) 9412 3488
Fax: (02) 9413 3488

Southern Centre
1st Floor, 8 Park Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
Tel: (02) 9281 1377
Fax: (02) 9281 1603